Following some discussion in our last session on architecture, you might be interested in the five-part series broadcast by Radio 4, entitled, ‘Baroque in Britain’
The graduate symposium on Dissent, under the auspices of the French Society for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Studies, and the Société Française d’Étude du Dix-Huitième siècle, will take place on the Schuman campus, 20-21 March 2015. It is organized by LERMA (Anne Page & Jean Viviès) and CIELAM (Stéphane Lojkine).
To download the complete programme click here.
A team of French academics has put together a superb website allowing users to discover Georgian cities. The collective work of Marie-Madeleine Martinet, Liliane Gallet-Blanchard, Jacques Carré, Marie-Hélène Thévenot-Totems, Arnaud Maillet, Françoise Deconinck-Brossard, Brigitte Mitchell-de Soye, Anne Bandry-Scubbi, Annick Cossic and Guyonne Leduc will give you unprecedented insight into the cities of Bath, London and Edinburgh. It is also a mine of information about the society and culture of the time. Enjoy at http://www.18thc-cities.paris-sorbonne.fr/
A team of students at De Montfort University has produced a wonderfull animation film reconstructing London before the destruction of 1666. Click to see the video of London before the Great Fire.